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helminth

[′hel‚minth]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any parasitic worm.
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Baylisascaris procyonis: an emerging helminthic zoonosis.
menorrhagia, helminthic infestation, gastrointestinal bleeding).
The etiology of eosinophilia includes a large number of diseases including vasculitis (Churg-Strauss, helminthic infections, atopic diseases, drug ingestion) (8).
Neurocysticercosis (NCC), caused by the larvae of Taenia solium is the most common helminthic parasitic infection of the central nervous system.
17) The relationship between MS and helminthic infection is complex, (see later), and may be immuno-protective.
In light of this, the results of the present study suggest that the lichen extracts could be used in the control of opportunistic fungal and helminthic infections.
PARASITIC WORMS HELMINTHIC therapy sees patients deliberately infected with helminths - parasitic worms - that live in humans.
Halicephalobiasis is a helminthic infection caused by the genus Halicephalobus, which is a free-living soil saprophyte belonging to the nematode order Rhabditida.
B cell sensitization to helminthic infection develops in utero in humans.
Eosinophilia encompasses a wide range of differential diagnoses, including a wealth of non-infectious conditions such as adverse drug effects, allergies, rheumatological disorders (which lead the list of differential diagnoses in affluent, temperate regions of the world that are seemingly largely devoid of helminths), and helminthic infections, particularly with tissue-dwelling parasites.
However, these complement levels in CE cases were not very high compared to healthy controls, unlike in patients with other cestode or helminthic infections, as shown earlier (12,32).